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2011-2012 Regular Session - HB 1198
Parent and child; grandparent visitation rights; modify provisions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 7 of Title 19 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions for parent and child relationships generally, so as to modify provisions relating to grandparent visitation rights; to provide for an opportunity to seek grandparent visitation in cases where the parent is deceased, incapacitated, or incarcerated or otherwise unable to exercise his or her discretion regarding a decision to permit grandparent visitation; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
May/01/2012 - Effective Date
May/01/2012 - Act 702
May/01/2012 - House Date Signed by Governor
Apr/05/2012 - House Sent to Governor
Mar/29/2012 - House Agreed Senate Amend or Sub
Mar/26/2012 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/26/2012 - Senate Third Read
Mar/22/2012 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/22/2012 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/07/2012 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/07/2012 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/07/2012 - House Third Readers
Mar/05/2012 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/29/2012 - House Second Readers
Feb/28/2012 - House First Readers
Feb/28/2012 - House Hopper
Mar/29/2012 - House Vote #808Yea(163)Nay(0)NV(11)
Mar/26/2012 - Senate Vote #723Yea(39)Nay(1)NV(4)
Mar/07/2012 - House Vote #626Yea(154)Nay(0)NV(14)
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